I have never been one to set New Year's resolutions. The whole "new year, new me" thing? Well, I never bought into it. Now, I don't want to come off as complacent or as if I don't believe in actively working on myself, either to reverse unhealthy habits or pick up new, healthier ones. On the … Continue reading the not-so-sweet truth about sugar
However much I've tried to deny it, winter is officially in full swing here in France. The temperatures are dropping, Christmas lights are turned on, and the winter coat is making its debut. Sounds wonderful and charming, right? Well, not entirely. Since I work in a middle school, the winter season also means kids have started … Continue reading Lately on Instagram: colorful creations
After 4 months and 246 total miles of training (complete with blisters, chafing, sweat in places I didn't know could sweat, and many sore muscles), race day finally arrived. So, after carb loading like there was no tomorrow, I somehow managed to run 13.1 miles in 2:08:21. To be honest with you all, as I sit … Continue reading 13.1 and DONE
To be honest with you, my Instagram account hasn't been too active lately. Maybe it's because my days of summery and colorful foods, city adventures, and #internlifestruggles have been replaced with dining hall meals, campus adventures, and #studentlifestruggles. I can't complain, though, because I've been spending time with my wonderful roommates, in class, and running A LOT … Continue reading Lately on Instagram: back to school edition
Looking for the perfect bag that's not only stylish and affordable but also versatile and big enough to carry your stuff without being too large? Look no further, friends, I'm here to save you from your tote troubles with a bag that will not only look good, but also do good: the Taaluma Tote. Founded by two … Continue reading Totin’ Around
Happy Monday everyone! Hope your week is off to a great start. Here's what I've been up to lately: DISCLAIMER: Despite the fact that it looks like I eat all day every day, that's not exactly true. But it does come pretty close. What can I say? There's just too little time and too much … Continue reading Lately on Instagram: The Butcher’s Daughter
I'm always down to eat garbanzo beans in any form, whether they be roasted, tossed in salads, out of the can, or, my personal favorite, in hummus form. Because it pairs well with pretty much everything (carrots, crackers, sandwiches, celery, etc.) hummus has earned its prestigious spot as one of my go-to snacks. My favorite brand … Continue reading Homemade Hummus and Other Healthy Snacks
Since I have started training for the Boston half-marathon, several people have asked me why I decided to sign up for a 13.1 mile race when the most I have ever run is three miles (no need to reiterate that running is not my forté). Am I doing it to get in shape? To tone my … Continue reading Why Run the Boston Half Marathon?